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Snowblind

(2015)
(The first book in the Dark Iceland series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Barry Awards Best Paperback original (nominee)
Taut and terrifying, Snowblind is a startling debut from Ragnar Jonasson, an extraordinary new talent.

Where: An isolated fishing village in the fjords of northern Iceland, where no one locks their doors.

Who: Ari Thór is a rookie policeman on his first posting, far from his girlfriend in Reykjavík.

What: A young woman is found lying half naked in the snow, bleeding and unconscious, and a highly esteemed elderly writer falls to his death. Ari is dragged straight into the heart of a community where he can trust no one, and secrets and lies are a way of life.

*BONUS CONTENT: This edition of Snowblind includes a new introduction from the author and a discussion guide

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"A classic crime story . . .first-rate and highly recommended." - Lee Child

"Seductive ... an old-fashioned murder mystery with a strong central character and the fascinating background of a small Icelandic town cut off by snow. Ragnar does claustrophobia beautifully." - Ann Cleeves

"Ragnar Jónasson writes with a chilling, poetic beauty... a must-read." - Peter James

"A modern Icelandic take on an Agatha Christie-style mystery, as twisty as any slalom..." - Ian Rankin

"If a Golden Age crime novel was to emerge from a literary deep freeze then you'd hope it would read like this." - Craig Robertson

"As dazzling a novel as its title implies and the wonderful Ari Thór is a welcome addition to the pantheon of Scandinavian detectives. I can't wait until the sequel!" - William Ryan


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Hardback Editions

February 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Snowblind (Center Point Large Print)
Author(s): Ragnar Jaonasson
ISBN: 1-68324-677-2 / 978-1-68324-677-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sterling Mystery Series
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January 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Snowblind: A Thriller (The Dark Iceland Series, 1)
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
ISBN: 1-250-09607-3 / 978-1-250-09607-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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May 2015 : UK Hardback
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Title: Snowblind (Dark Iceland)
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
ISBN: 1-910633-23-2 / 978-1-910633-23-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orenda Books
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Paperback Editions

November 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Snowblind: A Thriller (The Dark Iceland Series, 1)
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
ISBN: 1-250-14468-X / 978-1-250-14468-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin
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June 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Snowblind (Dark Iceland 1)
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
ISBN: 1-910633-03-8 / 978-1-910633-03-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orenda Books
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1800 : Paperback
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Title: Snowblind (Dark Iceland) by Ragnar Jonasson (15-Jun-2015) Paperback
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson;
Publisher: Orenda Books; edition (2015-10-01)
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Audio Editions

April 2021 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Snowblind: 1
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
ISBN: 1-86752-590-9 / 978-1-86752-590-5 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
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January 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Snowblind
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
ISBN: 1-4708-6272-7 / 978-1-4708-6272-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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January 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Snowblind Lib/E (Dark Iceland Series, 1)
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
ISBN: 1-4708-6271-9 / 978-1-4708-6271-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
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January 2017 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Snowblind
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
ISBN: 1-4708-6273-5 / 978-1-4708-6273-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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January 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Snowblind
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson, Quentin Bates - translator
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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January 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Snowblind
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson, Quentin Bates - translator
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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August 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Snowblind: Dark Iceland
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
Publisher: Audible Studios
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August 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Snowblind: Dark Iceland
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
Publisher: Audible Studios
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August 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Snowblind: Dark Iceland
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
Publisher: Audible Studios
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August 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Snowblind: Dark Iceland
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

January 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Snowblind: A Thriller (The Dark Iceland Series Book 1)
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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April 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Snowblind (Dark Iceland Book 1)
Author(s): Ragnar Jonasson
Publisher: ORENDA BOOKS
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